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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Odessa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Budapest  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Odesa (ODS) BUD - ODS

$72 - $262

Cheapest option

Train via Nyiregyhaza  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nyiregyhaza Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Nyiregyhaza to Zahony D / ...
  3. Take the train from Chop to Odessa Gl.

$22 - $40

5 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Odesa (ODS) VIE - ODS

$157 - $313

Train  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop Wien - Kiev
  2. Take the train from Chop to Odessa Gl. Express

$34 - $54

Bus Transmarian  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa

Bus Sindbad  •  30 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Rzeszow
  2. Take the bus from Rzeszów to Odessa

$86 - $126

Drive  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Odessa 720.7 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Odessa is to train which costs 6 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 25 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Odessa is to fly which costs 20 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Astoria M and arriving at Odessa Central Bus via Budapest and Galaţi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Odessa Gl. via Nyiregyhaza, Zahony and Chop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 32 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Odessa is 893 km. The road distance is 1153.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Odessa without a car is to train which takes 25 h 32 min and costs 6 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Budapest to Odessa, including transfers.

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Budapest to Odessa bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Odessa train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Odessa is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 20 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 6 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 25 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 27 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 558.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Odessa, Ukraine?

Austrian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and five other airlines fly from Budapest to Odessa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Odessa via Nyiregyhaza, Zahony, Chop, and Chop in around 25 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Vienna to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $320
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Odesa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $480
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nyiregyhaza
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Nyiregyhaza to Zahony
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $8
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$22 - $35
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Budapest to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Galaţi to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Budapest to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Odesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Odessa bus services, operated by Maximov Tours, arrive at Odessa Central Bus station.

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Odessa is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 8:58 PM in Budapest and 9:58 PM in Odessa.

Budapest to Odessa train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Odessa Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Odessa is 1153 km. It takes approximately 15 h 51 min to drive from Budapest to Odessa.

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Austrian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Tarom and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Odesa Airport.

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There are 2093+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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